Health

Compound prescription medications — what are they?

Costs associated with compounded pharmaceutical products have risen dramatically over…

May 20, 2015 ×
Army prohibits eating popular health bar

Army prohibits eating popular health bar

Anyone who relies on protein bars as an afternoon or after-workout snack, should be warned about non military-friendly ingredients in their all-natural selections.

May 6, 2015 ×
April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Women are often the people in the family responsible for taking care of their family’s health concerns, yet they often neglect their own health, including the health of their eyes.

April 23, 2015 ×
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April is Autism Awareness Month

By Loris Susi Special to the Herald Union April is…

April 8, 2015 ×
Telehealth brings long-distance specialists to you

Telehealth brings long-distance specialists to you

Telehealth is paving the way for the future of military medicine in Europe Regional Medical Command.

March 26, 2015 ×

Flu vaccine remains relevant in spring

The Wiesbaden Health Clinic has seen a sharp increase in the number of patients treated for flu and influenza-like illnesses over the past weeks, and increased flu activity was noted across military treatment facilities in Germany.

March 11, 2015 ×
Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

What did your child eat for a snack today? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and with that in mind, it’s important to know that while many snack choices seem healthy, they actually have a high sugar content that cavities love. Examples of these snacks include fruit juices, milk, dried fruit and whole grain cereals. These sugars feed bacteria, and these bacteria produce acids that erode teeth and cause tooth decay.

February 26, 2015 ×
Did you make it past Feb. 18?

Did you make it past Feb. 18?

It’s that time of year again when weight loss tops the resolution list of many Americans.

February 26, 2015 ×